‘Kalaipuli’ S. Thanu, president of Tamil Film Producers’ Council and who is also the producer of superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming film Kabali, has said that three-fourths of the film would be shot in Malaysia and other scenic locales abroad.
In order to shoot the second schedule of the film, Rajini and other crew members landed up in Malaysia early this week, with Rajini getting an ‘exceptional’ welcome from his Malaysian fans and the local government. Directed by Pa. Ranjith, shoot of Kabali commenced in Chennai in the last week of September.
The crew commenced its shooting schedule as per their plan on 27th October in Malacca and would be shooting there till next Monday (02nd November). Later, the crew would be moving to Sepang and Kualalumpur. The shoot commenced with a sequence getting shot in a prison in Malacca.
Thanu has informed that more than 75% of the film would be shot in Malaysia and other foreign locales. The crew is slated to travel to Thailand and Hong Kong in the coming weeks so as to wrap up the shoot by end-December or early January. Rajini, would, however, be visiting Chennai in the second week of December to spend his birthday with his fans.